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She’s since taken a diplomatic approach to this absolute farce, apologizing to her fans and sponsors, explaining her side to reporters, and doing everything she can to make sure she will get to race again.

“It’s a clown-car farce,” says Terry Goddard, a former Democratic attorney general of Arizona.

Calling it a “philanthropic investment” is a farce — the donor gets every penny back.

If Another Round had been presented as a farce, a trifle, it might, paradoxically enough, carry more weight.

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Coward, one of the slyest wits of his century, took the idea of pining for a loved one, drained it of all potential sentimentality, and fashioned it into a lively, sophisticated farce.

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The idea that the whole spectacle was merely an extended judicial farce is simply false.

The government in Kiev has denounced the plebiscite as a “criminal farce.”

The Muppets Most Wanted might be the best puppet-led musical mystery caper farce that Hollywood has ever produced.

Unless, of course, everything he told us is “a big farce” to lead challengers off the scent.

History repeats itself,” Marx famously wrote, “first as tragedy, second as farce.

Here was one cause of his disinclination to meet his wife—having to keep up the farce of Dr. Ashton's action.

Another celebrated spiritual farce was enacted in 1810, entitled "The Sampford Ghost."

After all, she could return his present when the farce was over, and she was in a mood to have the world poured into her lap.

He had told Ruby he would neither give his clothes nor money to the farce, and he prided himself on never going back on his word.

That done, there being nothing pleasant but the foolery of the farce, we went home.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to farce, such as: absurdity, burlesque, caricature, comedy, joke, and mockery.

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